- Our list of the best things to do in Sanford, North Carolina, features the top 56 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Sanford, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Sanford, NC , followed by 42 popular activities in nearby cities, including Southern Pines, Apex, Pittsboro, Fuquay-Varina, Pinehurst, Chapel Hill and Wilmington
Kelly Road Park has 25 acres or park and features a large wooden playground castle for older children, a toddler play area with smaller slides, baby swings, a baseball field, tennis courts, picnic shelter with grills and a greenway trail.
Nestled on 25 acres, Kelly Road Park offers residents and guests an intimate setting for outdoor recreation. Amenities provide two age-graded playgrounds, baseball field, tennis court, picnic areas and a hiking trail along Beaver Creek.
Located in a building that served as a hardware store in 1898 the Sunrise Theater is now a focal point for community arts and entertainment. Sunrise features first-run and indie films, Met Opera broadcasts, concerts, live theater and more.
Sharing space with a Christian bookstore, antique museum, and the Taxidermy Hall of Fame, the Creation Museum is an interesting place to visit. Exhibits include a combination of stories related to creationism, along with an array of animals, tools and other artifacts.
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555 E Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387 MoreLess Info
Southern Pines' Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is a creative campus that includes a theater, a writers' colony and a chamber music performance space. It is a tranquil haven that inspires authors and musicians with its pristine beauty.
Originally a landscaping nursery, the Cloer Family Vineyards was founded in 2010 as an expansion of the extensive on-site gardens. The wine producers grow their own grapes for the products that are processed, bottled, and sold at the facility.
Mrs Ruth's Farms & Corn Maze is a family-owned farm that is popular among local residents. When visiting, guests to the farm commonly enjoy exploring the corn maze, taking a hayride, or playing on the playground.
There are activities for children of all ages at Southern Pines Park, where younger kids can enjoy the playground and older kids can play sports on the tennis or basketball courts. There are also plenty of benches for parents.